TRM member wins the abstract prize of the World Conference for Regenerative Medicine

Matthias Jung, member of the group around TRM investigator Dr. Insa Schröder, has won the abstract prize of the World Conference for Regenerative Medicine, worth 4,000 dollars. His abstract, an abridged version of his speech within the conference, describes the influence of microRNA on the production of induced pluripotent stem cells and their differentiation into pancreatic cells. The prize was awarded by the Israeli company Pluristem Therapeutics. Altogether 140 abstracts were tabled. (2011-11-07)